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♪ >>> this morning on "early today," high alert. the u.s. authorizes american evacuations out of japan as nuclear meltdown fears grow. >>> line of fire, security cameras capture a dramatic shoot-out at a tennessee convenience store. >>> and space odyssey, astronauts unveil the international space station's astronauts unveil the international space station's newest resident. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with exit strategy. as japan's nuclear crisis deepens and reports about the status of one of its crippled nuclear plants differ, the united states has authorized the first evacuation of americans out of japan. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with the latest on this. tracie, good morning. >> reporter: lynn, good morning. good morning, everybody. we learned overnight that these will be voluntary evacuations, even though the airports have reopened, commercial flights are available, the u.s. state department will be organiz
of the greatest u.s. disasters of : discovered photos show one of the greatest u.s. disasters of : the early 20th century in color. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with out maneuvered. the three-week standoff in wisconsin over a measure that would deal a huge blow to public unions has come to an abrupt end after a stunning move by republicans. until yesterday, republicans state senators couldn't pass governor scott walker's proposal because under the rules they were just one democrat short for the vote to happen. that's because all 14 minority democrats had fled the state in order to prevent a vote on the measure which would strip nearly all collective bargaining rights from public union workers. but on wednesday, republicans managed to push the plan through by resorting to a procedural maneuver that removed parts of the proposal related to nonspending measures. using that tactic, republicans contend the vote could take place without the missing democr
the u.s. is not trying to kill gadhafi, operation odyssey dawn appears to have hit close to home for the libyan leader. nbc news has learned that english forces conducted a strike on his compound. it was not known where gadhafi was at the time, but according to the "new york times," journalists did not report any casualties. meanwhile robert gates says that the u.s. expects to hand over control of the mission to a coalition in a matter of days. that coalition will probably be headed either by the french or english or by nato. for more information on the operation, we go to nbc's brian mooar. >> reporter: with a second day ç of fighter jet attacks and missile strikes, european and american forces have blinded moammar gadhafi's air defenses, crippled his air force and now are threatening to pound his army into submission. >> we judge these strikes to have been very effective and significantly degrading the regime's air defense capability. >> reporter: the libyan leader threatened a long, bitter fight. hours later, he declared the second cease fire in less than a week. in brazil, p
: as the u.s. role in the libyan air force gets smaller and nato gets set to take over command, moammar gadhafi is not giving up or getting out. his forces counter attack, pushing rebel forces back. >> gadhafi is using snipers to shoot people down and let them bleed to death in the street. >> reporter: at secretary of state clintons's meeting in london, topic one was the dictator. >> we edge gadhafi and his people to leave and not to cause any more bloodshed. >> reporter: but so far, it's the libyan leader's call and he says no. >> i'm not sure that we know exactly when we will get to any change in attitude by gadhafi. >> reporter: president obama told brian williams, economic and diplomatic pressure could force gadhafi out. >> our expectation is that as we continue to apply steady pressure not only militarily but through other means that gadhafi will ultimately step down. >> reporter: president obama ruled out using u.s. ground troops, but capitol hill is splintered. >> forcing gadhafi to leave power, i disagree with the president saying that the use of force should be ruled out. >> re
will be held accountable. >> reporter: president obama ordered u.s. military aircraft to help evacuate foreigners from libya. but he has not ordered u.s. war planes to attack libyan war planes that take off, grounding gadhafi's air zone with a no fly zone. two senators said let's do it. >> i argue for the no fly zone and i think we could achieve it. >> reporter: but it would not be risk free. >> not as simple as throwing up a -- moving an aircraft carrier and deploying a bunch of planes. you have to take action to make sure you have air dominance. >> reporter: action to eliminate gadhafi's senses, his radar and missiles, action that president obama has not order. i'm steve handelsman, nbc news, washington. >>> meanwhile, back in washington on the same day the labor department is expected to report significant progress on the jobs front, democrats and republicans are entering another day of talks to try and keep the government up and running without damaging the economy. nbc's tracie potts joins us from washington with more on that. tracie, good morning. >> lynn, good morning. good morn
that the aim of the u.s. is not to take gadhafi out of power, although he has said that gadhafi needs to go, but that the purpose of this particular mission is to back the united nations, to support them in protecting the libyan people and the rebels who are under attack. also, we should note that those four "new york times" journalists who had been captured and were under libyan control for six days have now been freed. they have crossed over into turkey to tell their harrowing story. lynn. >> tracie potts for us in washington, as always, thank you. >>> elsewhere, as japanese workers race to restore electricity to their crippled nuclear plant, there are new concerns this morning over contaminated food and water. traces of contamination are tracing vegetables around the plant. in amounts the government and health experts say do not pose a risk to human health. meanwhile, a virginia couple is mourning the death of their daughter after learning that her body was found in the tsunami wreckage in japan where she had had teaching english. taylor anderson is the first american victim confirmed in
to libyan leader moammar gadhafi. the bombs either missed their targets or were being used successfully to instill fear. rebel fighters have been trying to drive toward tripoli, gadhafi's strong hold, but have been pushed back by government forces. >>> and while the u.s. tries to figure out how to fight back in libya, the prices of investigation had hitting here at home. steve handelsman reports. >> reporter: concerned about escalating warfare in libya and more air attacks against libyan civilians in what looks like a military comeback by moammar gadhafi, president obama reminded libyan generals they could be tried for war crimes. >> i want to send a very clear message to those who are around colonel gadhafi. it is their choice to make how they operate moving forward and they will be held accountable. >> reporter: mr. obama face two choices. does he set up a no-fly zone over libya? arab states say do it, but team obama is cautious. >> any action should be the result of an international sanction. >> reporter: do something to help now argued a bush administration administration veteran. >
. >> make no mistake, the u.s. is still very involved in the operation. the u.s., britain and france will still be conducting the toughest parts of this operation but it does mean the u.s. is now not acting alone. the nato secretary-general has now announced they will be taking over the operational phase. they've made the political decision as nato says, they'll spend the weekend working oumt the details, these more than 20 western nations, plus a couple of arab countries also that have signed on to enforce the no-fly zone over libya, and nato secretary-general was very clear about that, they will be enforcing the no-fly zone and the arms embargo and nothing else. he says they should be ready to take this over in about two or three days. secretary of state hillary clinton making the announcement here for the u.s., saying we can now begin to reduce our participation in this operation. the u.s. has flown about 70% of those missions so far, that should begin to go down. in fact, she says there are already fewer american planes in the air over libya. lynn? >> tracie, thanks so much. >>>
that the courageous responders on the scene have the benefit of american teamwork and support. >> reporter: u.s. experts believe it could be weeks before this emergency is resolved and americans are being urged to flee a 50-mile area around the plant. on our shores, radiation monitoring has been stepped up on the west coast as a precaution. >> we do not expect harmful levels of radiation to reach the west coast, hawaii, alaska or u.s. territories in the pacific. >> reporter: u.s. airports are now screening passengers and cargo coming out of japan. >> we have seen no radiation, by the way, even on incoming cargo or passengers that comes close to reaching a harmful level. >> reporter: in tokyo, experts say radiation levels are still below harmful levels, but anxiety is rising. the pentagon is now organizing a voluntary evacuation of american military families and citizens who want to get out. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> well, one week since japan's worst ever disaster, new stunning footage has emerged from a local japanese news crew. they were in a taxi seconds before catastrophe struc
prepared is the u.s. to deal with a major nuclear emergency. >>> and ways of power, newly surfaced video shows the force of friday's tsunami as it hits surfaced video shows the force of friday's tsunami as it hits the oregon coastline. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with melting point. a skeleton crew working to prevent an all-out meltdown at the fukushima nuclear plant were forced out of the facility for nearly an hour today following a dangerous spike in radiation that authorities feared put their lives at risk. nbc chief science correspondent robert bazelle reports from tokyo. >> authorities here in japan say they have been serious problems again at the nuclear power plant, particularly in unit number three, which has been sort of kwieette for a while. it was a sharp spike in radiation. it was so sharp, the workers t power plant had to evacuate for a while. and the chief minister, who was giving this talk, said it was possible, just possible, he didn't know for sure, that this was caused by yet another breach i
in libya. reports say there is now a secret order for u.s. involvement inside the war-torn nation. although president obama has promised no ground troops will see action in libya, apparently there are americans working for the u.s. government there. for more, we go to nbc's tracie potts. >> reporter: good morning, everyone. these first reports came from the associated press. reporting that the cia is on the ground in libya. that president obama has signed an order authorizing small groups of covert operatives on the ground there. the cia, as you might expect, has not confirmed it. this is not unusual. we saw the same thing in afghanistan, in iraq. they armed the rebels there, unclear whether or not the u.s. will do that here. experts say they may be gathering intelligence about the opposition forces which seem to be fragmented or about moammar gadhafi's military to help the air assault effort there. now, also, we know this morning that libya's foreign minister has defected. he arrived in london yesterday, officials say, protesting the attacks on civilians. the u.s. is hoping this means that
potts joins us from washington with the breakdown. good morning. >> reporter: this new poll tells us one thing for sure, americans are concerned about money the debt and the deficit. take a look at the numbers. a concern over the federal budget deficit, 80% of those who responded said they are concerned a great deal or quite a bit, but interestingly, what do americans want to cut out of the budget and not cut some they don't want to touch medicaid, medicare, social security osh education. some of the biggest areas of the federal budget. now, when it comes to the state budget issues we've been watching in wisconsin and other states, americans overwhelmingly think that it's okay for public employees to pay more for their retirement benefits. 68% said that's acceptable. what they don't think is acceptable is eliminating collective bargaining rights for the public employees. taking a look at collective bargaining, 77% over three-fourths say that workers who are public employees should have the same collective bargaining rights as those in the public sector. >> thanks. >>> in the latest threa
negotiations announced here in the united states by secretary of state hillary clinton. she says now the u.s. can begin to reduce its participation in this operation. the u.s. has flown 70% of those flights so far, and already, she says, we're seeing fewer american planes in the skies over libya. the u.s., however, jointly with britain and france, will still be responsible for some of the toughest parts of the mission. lynn. >> tracie potts for us in washington, thank you. >>> well, the federal aviation administration says it has suspend an air traffic control supervise after he fell asleep on duty forcing two passenger planes to land at reagan international airport without any distance. kristin dahlgren has more on a story that raised questions about who is minding the runways? >> reporter: final approach to reagan inter national airport. the american airlines flight from miami gets no response. >> the pilot gets over the loud speaker and says, sorry, folks, we can't land right now. >> reporter: even a nearby operations center can't raise reagan's tower. >> tried to call on landline and on
to be above 10,000. nbc's kristen dahlgren joins us with the latest. good morning to you. >> good morning, veronica. there have now been more than 300ç aftershocks registered he. there were new warnings today, and now the possibility of a nuclear accident. with heavy equipment and bare hands, rescue workers continue the desperate search for survivors. virtually every piece of debris that's moved away reveals an increasingly grim scene. >> translator: my relatives and friends are missing after the tsunami destroyed the village. they were all washed away. >> reporter: in one area reports of some 2,000 bodies found. the unofficial count, more than 10,000 still missing, and for the survivors of the quake, surviving the aftermath is proving just as challenging. pour many there is no food, no water, no electricity, and temperatures dipping below zero. not even gas to make it to safety. the sirens still sound as aftershocks and more tsunami warnings bring fresh panic, and then there's this. another hydrogen explosion. this team in the number three reactor at the fukushima nuclear plant. offici
ground attacks. >>> president obama will speak to the nation tonight to explain what role the u.s. will play in the mission in libya now that nato has stepped in. the president is also expected to address concerns by both parties. tracie potts joins us live from washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. the president has a lot of questions to answer when he addresses the nation tonight. lawmakers here want to know should we even be involved in libya or should we be doing more to take down libya's leader. >> the president's going to address the nation monday night. a lot of these questions will be answered. >> reporter: questions like whether we'll hand guns to rebels. >> no decision has been made about that. >> reporter: and how much the u.s. will be involved after nato takes over. >> within the next week or so, we will begin to diminish the commitment of resources. >> reporter: tonight president obama is supposed to lay out the plan. he has said gadhafi needs to go, but nato has made it clear that's not their mission. tomorrow secretary of state hillary clinton meets
to any new nuclear construction on u.s. soil. president obama, however, is standing behind his public to pursue nuclear power as an alternative energy support while continuing to pledge support for the people of gentleman opinion. tracy pot joins us from washington with more on that. >> good morning, everyone. while some other countries are putting their nuclear pursuits on hold, for now, the white house says it is moving forward with the nuclear program here in the united states. power companies are required to produce 80% clear energy by 2035 and the white house says nuclear power plants are a key part of that program. there are four reactors up for approval this year. but on capitol hill, there is concern. they held a moment of silence for japan yesterday, but lawmakers are divided between a wait and see mode based on what's going on in japan and not being reactionary as some say creating new policies at this point. the white house brought in the chief of the nuclear regulatory commission to reassure americans that our plants are safe if they're built to with stand tornados and tsu
>> that's all for now. i'm chris hansen. for all of us at nbc news, thanks for joining us. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com . >>> this morning on "early today," tug of war. rebels in libya say they've reclaimed some ground in their battle with know mmoammar gadha forces. >>> more troubling in japan's crisis. >>> and neighboring on the loose. a cobra compampanbra goes missi loose. a cobra compampanbra goes missi famous new york city zoo. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm veronica de la cruz. today we begin with gaining momentum. libyan rebels continue to push back forces loyal to moammar gadhafi. this morning an opposition spokesman claimed that rebels captured sirte. if that is ruis true, it would significant vehicle story for the movement. those developments come as nato has agreed to take over command and control of the entire libya operation including ground attacks. >>> president obama will speak to the nation tonight to sprain what role the u.s. will play in the mission in libya. now that nato has stepped in. the fromme
struggles to maintain power in libya, u.s. officials are calling him delusional. after he denied attacking his own people. underscoring his lack of touch with reality as his regime crumbles throughout the country, qadhafi told interviews, "all my people love me." jim meseda has more. >> reporter: despite a ring of soldiers and heavy armor around the city, inside libyans were daring to protest. this funeral for a man shot in the head by a sniper turned into an anti-gadhafi demonstration. and just as quickly ended after someone firing a round. many are standing hours outside banks to collect aç $400 houndt from the regime in a desperate effort to buy support. everyone here seems to expect civil war, and the government stokes the fear. >> hundreds of thousands, and i repeat hundreds of thousands of libyans will be killed and destruction everywhere for possibly years to come. >> reporter: throughout libya, battle lines are being drawn. this amateur video apparently shows a gun battle raging between pro and anti-government forces at the site of an air base about 100 miles east of treply with
as the u.s. and its allies weigh a military response. >>> marina mystery, a grim scene in southern california as a million dead fish float ashore. >>> and spidey sense? a vintage comic book featuring spider-man's debut sells for a mind-numbing sum.ç captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello, and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific team zone. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with losing momentum. it now appears the rebellion against libya's moammar gadhafi has stalled, halted in its tracks by the libyan army. the drive by opposition fighters to qadhafi's stronghold in tripoli has been met with a heavy barrage of rockets in the east. in zawiya pro-regime forces threat tony capture the city. if it is retain, it would be a significant victory for qadhafi. meanwhile, in an interview broadcast on libya's state tv, qadhafi once again blames foreigners for the unrest, and answering possible u.s. and british plans for a libyan response, qadhafi told turkish tv libyans will "take up arms and fight if a no fly zone is empoe imposed on hi
with disaster, a new study reveals how prepared is the u.s. to deal with a major nuclear emergency. >>> and ways of power, newly surfaced video shows the force of friday's tsunami as it hits the oregon coastline. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. welcome to our viewers across the nation, including the pacific time zone. i'm lynn berry. today, we begin with melting point. a skeleton crew working to prevent an all-out meltdown at the fukushima nuclear plant were forced out of the facility for nearly an hour today. it was following a dangerous spike in radiation that japanese authorities feared was a risk to workers' lives. nbc's dan shenaman reports. >> reporter: authorities in japan have worked to avert a tragedy. the work has centered on damage to the machine four reactor where spent rods were being stored in pools of water. sea water has been pumped into plants one, two, and three, and workers have tried to bring down temperatures in plant five and six. bloo if a fuel rod becomes exposed, it could become fragile, and there's a chance of it breaking when m
thought to be above 10,000. kristen dahlgren joins us with the latest. the search and rescue operation still under way, but with every hour the situation appears to grow more grave. 1,000 bodies were found in one area. also unconfirmed reports that more than 10,000 could be missing from a single area as well for those that survived the quake surviving the aftermath is proving almost as challenging. there is no food, no water for more than a million people, more than a million people without electricity. and gas is in short supply as well making it difficult to get to safe areas. add that to concerns over a nuclear accident. today there was another explosion at that nuclear plant, the number three reactor had a hydrogen explosion. officials continue to maintain that a widespread radioactive leak is unlikely, but we're also getting word from the "new york times" that the pentagon is expected to announce that the "uss ronald reagan" did travel through a radioactive cloud earlier and crew members on deck received about a month's worth of radiation in an hour. >> kristen, thank you. >>> in
>>> this morning on "early today," rebels reach a standoff with government forces in libya as the u.s. and its allies weigh a military response. >>> marina mystery, a grim scene in southern california as a million dead fish float ashore. >>> and spiedy sense? a vintage comic book featuring spider-man's debut sells for a a vintage comic book featuring spider-man's debut sells for a mind-blow thing sum. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry. today we begin with losing momentum. it now appears the rebellion against libya's moammar gadhafi has stalled, halted in its tracks by the libyan army. the drive by opposition fighters toga definitefy's strong hold of tripoli has been met with a heavy barrage of rockets in the east and zawiya proregime forces threaten to capture the royal city. if it's retain, it would be a significant victory for gadhafi. meanwhile, in an interview broadcast on state-run tv, gadhafi blamed foreigners for the unrest. he says they brainwashed libyan youngsters with weapons, drugs and money to turn against their count
, saying even though the u.s. wasn't in imminent danger, our interest and value, but the attacks stopped short of trying to get moammar gadhafi out. >> if we try to overthrow gadhafi by force, our coalition would splinter. we would likely to to put u.s. troops on the ground. >> reporter: not an option, the president said. instead, secretary of state hillary clinton is in london today meeting with countries who want to see a new government in libya. their aim? pressure gadhafi to step down on his own. >> he tied up the financial assets of $33 billion. he got an embargo. he's getting weaker all the time. >> reporter: those on capitol hill say the president should have consulted congress fist. you have to be careful. >> reporter: todmorrow, the u.s takes the back seat. now, bahrain, syria, yemen, the president says wherever people want to be free, they'll find a friend in the united states. veronica. >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >> tonight on nbc nightly news brian rill yams will discuss president obama and hesitate fight in libya. >>> the nuclear disaster in japan keeps gettin
operations in libya. reports say there is now a secret order for u.s. involvement inside the war-torn nation. although president obama has promised no ground troops will see action in libya, apparently there are americans working for the u.s. government there. for more, we go to nbc's tracie potts. good morning to you, tracie. >> reporter: veronica, good morning. this morning we have reports small groups of covert operatives on the ground, doing one of two things or possibly both, getting information of gadhafi's military sources or getting information about the rebels, the obama administration yet to say whether or not they will arm the rebels. lawmakers saying we simply don't know enough about them. also new its foreign minister defected to london, protesting the civilian attacks there. part of the inner circle of moammar gadhafi questions raised about whether or not that means his inner circle is falling apart and new this morning, london has said he will not be offered immunity in great britain. he was accused of masterminding the lockerbie bombing and in fact helped secure the release o
, there were ships enforcing the u.s. arms embargo. today, the president meets with his national security team to discuss strategy. for more on that, we go to nbc's tracie potts in washington. good morning. >> lynn, good morning. no doubt, the question will be today what is the end game here? the president has anonsed that we will not be sending ground troops into libya, yet we're sending more warships there as we speak. the big question, who is going to take over within days as the president has promised? the french has said they only want a technical role. nato can't seem to agree who will take over. that remains a big question. it's a question they're asking about on capitol hill. house speaker john boehner sending a letter saying his administration is sending mixed messages about this mission. meantime, secretary of state hillary clinton has a message for moammar gadhafi saying the end game rests with him, that it's his decision when to step down and end all this. finally, what does the american public think? we have results this morning from a new reuters poll. 60% say they support the ac
.. tracy spots joins us from washington with the breakdown. good morning. >> lynn, good morning. what we're learning from this new poll is not surprisingly, americans are concerned about the annual budget and the debt. 80% said that they are concerned a great deal about the deficit, but this is interesting, look at the areas where americans say they do not want to cut. medicaid, medicare, social security and k through 12 education. those are some of the largest areas of the federal budget. now, when it comes to the state battles we're seeing in wisconsin and other states, most americans say it's acceptable to allow public employees to pay more for their retirement benefits, but they don't the think it's acceptable to eliminate collective bargaining rights. 62%, almost two-thirds say that that is unacceptable. finally, most americans, 77%, say that public employees should have the same collective bargaining rights as people who work in the private sector who are union employees. lynn. >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >>> and in the latest threat to the nation's public unions, the
joins us with more on this. >> reporter: good morning. if, in fact, that is the case, she indicated that the u.s. may consider prosecuting gadhafi for ordering that bombing. several ex officials of gadhafi's government that have fled since this latest violence occurred have said that he personally ordered that bombing that killed 270 people. victims are now urging the obama administration to reopen the criminal investigation. >>> also, another new development, the united nations has suspended libya from its human rights -- on the u.n. human rights council. that is the the first time a nation has ever been suspended from that council. they cited what they call gross and systemic human rights violations by libya in this latest violence. now, they are not permanently kicked off the council. this would occur until the u.n. decides to fully restore libya's status. finally, our ambassador to the u.n., susan wright, pushing for removal now saying, quote, gadhafi must go, he must go now. >> tracie potts in washington, thank you. >>> the senate is expected to approve a temporary funding bill
there to back off and for the u.s. not to be in charge of this. within days, he says, but the problem is the french don't want to take over, nato can't agree on whether or who will take over. that has become a challenge. secretary of state clinton said that moammar gadhafi can end this pretty quickly stepping down. it's he and his team who have decisions to make to wrap up and end those air strikes. finally, what does the american public think about this? a reuters poll finds 60% support our involvement in libya, eight out of ten say we should do more to remove gadhafi from power. lynn? >> tracie potts in washington, thanks so much. >>> after months of relative quiet, tensions are mounting in the mideast. no reported injuries after israeli aircraft struck suspected targets in the gaza strip. the assault comes after rocket and mortar fire directed at israel and a bomb ripped through a bus stop in jerusalem. one woman was killed, the first fatal attack in the city in several years. >>> we are getting the first look inside the crippled fukushima nuclear plant in japan where workers are d
in and not sending money overseas to people trying to blow us up. >> reporter: rising prices and anxiety that go far beyond the pumps. brian mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> in libya, a tug of war is under way over several towns in a battle between opposition fighters and supporters of moammar gadhafi. gadhafi's forces have been waging a fierce counteroffensive against rebels who have been trying to make their way toward tripoli. qadhafi's key power base. this weekend, the opposition lost some ground in their marchç toward the capital after being driven back from the mother city. meanwhile ban ki-moon says gadhafi's foreign minister has agreed to let a humanitarian assessment team visit tripoli. >> now here's a look at other stories making news early today in america. in utah, a police chase livened up a quiet salt lake city neighborhood. authorities were right behind the suspect after he tried to flee from the scene of a car crash. his escape attempt ended quickly and without any injury to the officers. >>> in georgia, a woman is lucky to be alive after a pickup truck crashed through a dry cleanin
promises to fight to the end. >>> hitting home, a warning from u.s. health officials about food coming from japan amid ft the nuclear crisis. >>> and losing his cool. sier chris brown snaps after questions about his assault on sier chris brown snaps after questions about his assault on former girlfriend rihanna. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>>hello and good morning. i'm lynn berry today, we begin with power struggle. a fourth day of allied strikes have damaged moammar gadhafi's air defense systems, but so far, the attacks have failed to cripple gadhafi's confidence or put an end to his assaults. air fire streaked the skies last night over tripoli after a day of heavy fighting. despite some success in the south, the inexperienced rebels found themselves outgunned by government forces in the western city of misrata. gadhafi spoke on tv yesterday and a defiant gadhafi predicted, quote, we will win this battle. meanwhile, president obama has cut short his tour of latin america amid criticism of his leadership of the attack on libya. the president says he has, quote, absolutely
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